Articles on online dating scams

05-Sep-2017 21:06

An email subject line may say something like "From the desk of barrister [Name]", "Your assistance is needed", and so on.The details vary, but the usual story is that a person, often a government or bank employee, knows of a large amount of unclaimed money or gold which he cannot access directly, usually because he has no right to it.These money orders often turn out to be counterfeits and any money sent them is lost forever.Buying and selling cars can be done safely, but these are big ticket items and many sellers have reported at least one suspicious response to a posting.

They refer to their targets as Magas, slang developed from a Yoruba word meaning "fool".Other official-looking letters were sent from a writer who said he was a director of the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.He said he wanted to transfer million to the recipient’s bank account – money that was budgeted, but was never spent.Buying and selling cars on Craigslist cab be a huge money-saver for both parties.

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